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The following projects have an award budget start date between 1/1/12 and 12/31/12. The list of industry sponsored research projects is partial, and no subcontracts are shown for which Tufts is a subrecipient. The list is derived from data in the proposal management system at the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Please click on the project title to view the abstract.


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PI (Last,
First Name)
Project Title Sponsor Project Duration
Ramsburg, Andrew Exploring the Mechanisms Controlling Emulsion-Based Alkalinity Release during Subsurface Remediation NSF 4/1/10-
3/31/13
Reijmers, Leon Molecular Analysis of Functional Neural Circuits Office of the Director (NIH) 9/30/09-
8/31/14
Reijmers, Leon Tools for Genome-Wide Profiling of mRNA Translated in In-vivo Dendrites NIMH 9/1/12-
7/31/14
Ridge, Jack Collaborative Research: P2C2—Synchronizing the North American Varve Chronology and the Greenland Ice Core Record Using Meteoric 10Be Flux NSF 9/15/11-
8/31/14
Rife, Jason Draper Lab Fellowship: Amy Kline Charles Stark Draper Laboratories 9/1/12-
8/31/13
Rife, Jason Draper Lab Fellowship: Elizabeth Alexander Charles Stark Draper Laboratories 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Rife, Jason Limit Cycle Control for Soft, Caterpillar-Inspired Robots NSF 2/1/12-
1/31/15
Rife, Jason Risk Analysis to Enhance GBAS Performance for NextGen Applications FAA 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Rios, Maribel BDNF and TrkB-Containing Neuronal Circuits Mediating Energy Balance NIDDK 12/1/05-
7/31/15
Roffler-Tarlov, Suzanne The Role of L-Dopa in Signaling Ganglion Cell Fate in the Retina Vision of Children 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Rogers, Chris Changing the Classroom: Building Student-Led Learning NCIIA 8/1/12-
9/30/15
Rogers, Chris Integrating Engineering and Literacy NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/15
Rogers, Chris LEGO Engineering in NC LEGO 8/30/12-
8/29/15
Romero, Michael Dissertation Research: Maternal Effects of Stress in a Plural-Breeding Rodent NSF 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Romero, Michael Evaluating the Stress Response of Wild Birds as a Bioindicator of Sub-Lethal Acute and Chronic Effects of Crude Oil Exposure EPA 8/1/11-
7/31/14
Romero, Michael Physiology and Behavior of Stress in Wild Animals NSF 3/1/11-
2/28/14
Rothbaum, Fred Child and Family WebGuide (Minnesota) State of Minnesota 3/1/11-
2/26/16
Rouhana, Nadim Religion, Nationalism and Human Suffering Henry Luce Foundation 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Roy, Ananda Transcriptional Regulation of VEGFR2 by TFII-I AHA 7/1/12-
6/30/15
Rozanski, Elizabeth Bloat Webinar: Advances in Prevention and Treatment AKC – Canine Health Foundation 12/19/12-
12/18/13
Rozanski, Elizabeth Multiple Organ Dysfunction in Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV); The Role of Cardiac Dysfunction and Coagulopathy Morris Animal Foundation 3/1/11-
2/28/13
Rozanski, Elizabeth The Efficacy of Bosentan, a Mixed ETa ETb Receptor Antagonist, in Cats with Arterial Thromboembolism Winn Feline Foundation 3/26/12-
3/25/13
Ruskai, Mary Beth Quantum Information Theory NSF 8/1/10-
7/31/13
Rutberg, Allen Crossing the Line: A Study of Bureau of Land Management Wild Horses Transitioning into Companion Horses Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance 2/1/12-
1/31/13
Rutberg, Allen Crossing the Line: Transitioning from Wild Horse to Companion Horse Summerlee Foundation 6/21/12-
6/20/13
Sacheck, Jennifer Impact of Vitamin D Supplementation on Cardiometabolic Risk in School Children NHLBI 6/1/11-
11/30/14
Sahagian, Gary Androgen Receptor Inhibitor Galeterone on Mammary Tumor Growth and Metastasis Tokai Pharmaceuticals 9/28/12-
2/27/13
Sassaroli, Angelo Functional Near-Infrared Imaging Using the Phase of Hemodynamic Oscillations NIMH 3/1/11-
1/31/13
Sauer, Anne Planning Approaches to Linked Archival Metadata (LiAM) IMLS 10/1/12-
9/30/13
Schaffhausen, Brian Products of the Transforming Genes of Polyomavirus NCI 1/14/11-
12/31/15
Scheutz, Matthias HCC: Large: Collaborative Research: Human-Robot Dialog for Collaborative Navigation Tasks NSF 8/15/11-
7/31/13
Scheutz, Matthias Toward an Integrated Cognitive Computational Architecture for Situated Natural Language Understanding and Reasoning ONR 8/1/11-
7/31/15
Schildkraut, Deborah Politicized Identities and Public Opinion About Political Representation Russell Sage Foundation 6/1/12-
5/31/14
Schwob, James Anatomical Bases of Human Olfactory Dysfunction NIDCD 8/1/09-
7/31/14
Schwob, James Olfactory Epithelial Stem Cell Regulation by the Transcription Factor p63 NIDCD 5/1/10-
4/30/14
Schwob, James Regulation of Epitheliopoiesis in the Olfactory Epithelium by Neuregulin Signaling NIDCR 12/5/11-
12/4/13
Schwob, James Regulation of Neurogenesis in Olfactory Epithelium NIDCD 1/7/12-
12/31/12
Selhub, Jacob Assessment of Iron, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D Status in Preschool Children Attending Day Care Centers in the CARITAS Archdiocesan System, Phase II Hormel Foods Corporation 3/1/12-
4/30/14
Selhub, Jacob Improving Folate and Vitamin B12 Content of Fermented Whey Supplement Bioforce AG 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Selker, Harry Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI – UL1) NCATS 5/19/08-
4/30/13
Selker, Harry Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (K12) NCATS 5/19/08-
4/30/13
Selker, Harry Tufts CTSI Career Development Program in Comparative Effectiveness Research NCI 9/30/10-
9/29/13
Selsing, Erik Testing a Role for Activation-Induced Deaminase in Omenns Syndrome B-Cell Autoimmunity NIAID 7/20/11-
6/30/13
Shoemaker, Charles A Platform for Therapeutic Agents that Promote Rapid Recovery from Botulism NIAID 9/1/11-
8/31/16
Shoemaker, Charles Motor Neuron-Targeted Adenovirus Antidotes for Botulism NIAID 6/1/12-
5/31/14
Shoemaker, Charles Production of Antibodies in Alpacas Yale University 11/16/12-
11/15/13
Shultz, Mary Jane Collaborative Proposal: Students' Attempts at Understanding the Unobservable: A Multi-Method Approach to Visualization Analysis and Design (Empirical Contextual Research Strand) NSF 9/1/09-
8/31/13
Shultz, Richard Bradley Fellowship Program Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation 9/1/12-
6/30/13
Shultz, Richard Sarah Scaife Foundation Grant 2012-2013 (for International Security Studies Program) Sarah Scaife Foundation 10/1/12-
9/30/13
Sims Gallagher, Kelly Climate Change Policy, with a US and China Focus BP Alternative Energy 11/1/10-
12/31/13
Skeer, Margie A Brief Substance Use Preventive Intervention for Parents of Pre-Adolescents NIDA 3/15/12-
2/28/15
Skelly, Patrick Functional Characterization of the Schistosome Tegument NIAID 6/1/10-
5/31/15
Sonenshein, Abraham Aerobic Growth of Anaerobic Pathogens NIAID 2/1/12-
1/31/14
Sonenshein, Abraham Biomass Sensing Mechanism Regulates Cellulose Utilization in Clostridium Thermocellum United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation 10/1/12-
9/30/13
Sonenshein, Abraham Integrating Global Responses to Nutrient Limitation in Gram-Positive Bacteria NIGMS 9/1/12-
8/31/14
Sonenshein, Abraham Integration of Metabolism and Virulence in Gram-positive Bacteria NIGMS 5/15/12-
3/31/16
Sonenshein, Abraham Molecular Genetics of Basic Cell Functions NIGMS 7/1/12-
6/30/15
Sonenshein, Gail Blimp-1 Regulated Genes as Novel Targets for Treatment of Invasive Breast Carcinoma DOD 9/30/10-
9/29/13
Sonenshein, Gail Lysyl Oxidase Propeptide: Breast Cancer Inhibitor NCI 2/1/10-
1/31/15
Sonenshein, Gail Roles of NF-κB/Rel in the Pathogenesis of Breast Cancer NCI 4/8/10-
1/31/13
Sonenshein, Gail Signaling Pathways in Stages of Mammary Tumorigenesis NIEHS 7/1/09-
6/30/13
Sonkusale, Sameer CAREER: Nanoelectrochemical Systems on Silicon NSF 3/1/10-
2/28/15
Sonkusale, Sameer Collaborative Research: Active Metamaterial/pHEMT Hybrid Devices for Terahertz Modulation and Detection NSF 6/1/10-
5/31/13
Sonkusale, Sameer Collaborative Research: IDBR: Metamaterial Enhanced Spectrometer for Terahertz Hyperspectral Imaging of Biological Specimens NSF 5/1/11-
6/30/13
Sonkusale, Sameer Draper Fellowship for Wes Uy Charles Stark Draper Laboratories 9/1/11-
8/31/13
Sonkusale, Sameer Metamaterial Embedded Terahertz Signal Processing: Novel Devices and Architectures ONR 6/1/12-
5/31/13
Soto, Ana BPA as a Developmental Carcinogen NIEHS 9/19/11-
5/31/15
Soto, Ana Mechanism of Developmental Toxicity of Bisphenol-A NIEHS 9/1/96-
5/31/16
Soto, Ana The Stroma as a Gatekeeper of Malignant Transformation Avon Foundation 3/1/12-
2/28/13
Souvaine, Diane Geometric Data Structures NSF 1/15/09-
12/31/12
Sprague Martinez, Linda Nuestro Futuro: Applied Science Education to Engage Black and Latino Youth NIMHD 8/1/11-
5/31/13
Stadecker, Miguel Immunoregulation in Schistosomiasis NIAID 9/30/95-
6/30/15
Staii, Cristian Combined Atomic Forces Microscopy/Fluorescence Spectroscopy Approach for Measuring Adhesion, Connectivity and Electrical Activity of Neurons Patterned on 2-Dimensional Protein Substrates  NSF 7/15/11-
6/30/14
Starks, Philip REU Site: Integrative Approaches to Studying Recognition Systems in Cells, Organisms, and Populations NSF 5/15/10-
4/30/13
Stites, Elizabeth Engaging Male Youth in Karamoja World Bank 9/1/12-
12/31/13
Sun, Xingmin Signaling Pathway of TNF-α Production and Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) NIDDK 4/1/12-
3/31/17
Swan, Chris Collaborative Research: Engineering Faculty Engagement in Learning Through Service (EFELTS) NSF 9/15/10-
8/31/13
Swan, Chris Collaborative Research: The Impacts of Service on Engineering Students (ISES) – A Longitudinal Study NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Swartz, Roger Community Innovations for Polio Eradication WHO 1/20/12-
12/31/12
Swartz, Roger Integrating the Positive Deviance Approach into Social Work Education and Practice in New York City New York Community Trust 6/12/12-
6/11/15
Swartz, Roger Transitional Youth Pilot Project Allegheny HealthChoices, Inc. 1/1/12-
12/31/12
Sykes, Charles A Single-Molecule Approach for Understanding and Utilizing Surface and Subsurface Absorption to Control Chemical Reactivity and Selectivity DOE 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Sykes, Charles CAREER: Investigating and Controlling Molecular Rotation on Surfaces NSF 2/1/10-
1/31/11
Sykes, Charles Collaborative Research: High Throughput Structure Sensitive Surface Chemistry NSF 9/1/10-
8/31/13
Sykes, Charles Turning Molecules into Motors and Mechanical Devices Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation 9/1/11-
8/31/16
Taylor, Allen Mechanistically Linking AMD, Glycemic Index and Protein Homeostasis NEI 9/30/11-
8/31/14
Taylor, Allen Ubiquitin Function in Eye Lens NEI 3/1/09-
2/28/13
Taylor, Holly Research on Behavioral and Brain Indices of Soldier State and Navigation Performance U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center 9/1/12-
12/31/12
Teixidor I Bigas, Montserrat The Poincaré Institute: A Partnership for Mathematics Education NSF 6/1/10-
5/31/15
Terenzi, Gina Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry HRSA 9/1/10-
6/30/15
Tesco, Giuseppina Role of ADAM10 in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease after Head Trauma CURE Alzheimers 1/1/12-
12/1/12
Tesco, Giuseppina The Role of BACE in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease after Head Trauma NIA 8/15/09-
7/31/14
Theoharides, Theoharis Brain Mast Cells and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome NINDS 7/1/10-
6/30/14
Thomas, Huw Inter-Professional Education Initiative DentaQuest Foundation 12/1/12-
11/30/13
Thomas, Samuel CAREER: Control of Self-Assembly and Electrostatics with Photolabile Polymers NSF 3/1/12-
2/28/17
Thompson, Eric USGS IPA U.S. Geological Survey 2/1/12-
1/31/13
Thorley-Lawson, David Epstein-Barr Virus Latency NCI 3/18/10-
12/31/14
Thorley-Lawson, David Host Immunity to EBV Infection In vitro and In vivo NIAID 2/1/08-
1/31/13
Tickle-Degnen, Linda Compensatory Expressive Behavior for Social Functioning with Facial Paralysis NIDCR 4/1/11-
5/31/12
Trimmer, Barry IGERT: Soft Material Robotics NSF 7/1/12-
6/30/17
Trimmer, Barry Neuromechanics of Soft-bodied Locomotion NSF 3/1/11-
2/28/14
Tzipori, Saul Evaluation of Shigella Vaccines in Mice and Pigs PATH 7/1/12-
12/31/12
Tzipori, Saul PART A: Non-GLP Small Animal Models of Infectious Disease NIAID 3/22/10-
3/21/17
Tzipori, Saul PART D: Non-Traditional Animal Models of Infectious Diseases NIAID 3/22/10-
3/21/17
Utz, Arthur Energy Resolved Studies of Dynamics, Reactivity and Mechanisms at the Gas-Surface Interface NSF 8/1/11-
7/31/14
Utz, Arthur MRI: Acquisition of a Single Crystal X-Ray Diffractometer NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Utz, Arthur Training Tomorrow's Innovators: A GAANN Program for Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies in Chemistry ED

8/16/12-
8/15/15

Uvin, Peter Persian Perspectives in International Relations Program PARSA Community Foundation 1/1/11-
12/31/13
Uvin, Peter Power and Underworld Alliances: Understanding Cooperation Agreements Forged by Criminal Groups Smith Richardson Foundation 2/1/12-
2/1/13
Vandervelde, Thomas CAREER: Metamaterial-Enhanced Thermal Energy Harvesters NSF 4/1/11-
3/31/16
Vandervelde, Thomas High Operating Temperature Quantum-Based Infrared Photodetectors CIA 8/1/12-
7/31/14
Vandervelde, Thomas Nanostructured Metallic Layers for Enhanced Photodetector Functionality AFOSR 5/1/11-
4/30/14
Vilenkin, Alexander Fundamental Physics and Cosmology NSF 8/1/12-
7/31/15
Walker, Peter Feinstein International Center Work Program Ireland AID 1/1/12-
12/31/14
Walker, Peter Senior Research Fellowship DFID (UK) 5/1/12-
4/30/14
Walsh, Genevieve The Geometry and Topology of Groups Generated by Involutions NSF 8/15/12-
7/31/15
Walt, David Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing (BIOSEQ) NCRR 6/1/12-
5/31/17
Walt, David Development of New Tools for Single Cell Analysis NHGRI 11/18/10-
10/31/13
Walt, David Development of Technologies for Early Detection and Stratification of Breast Cancer DOD 9/29/11-
9/28/16
Wanke, Christine Nutrition and HIV Progression NICHD 5/20/09-
4/30/14
Wanke, Christine The Impact of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Vascular Function and cIMT in HIV Infected Individuals NHLBI 8/20/09-
5/31/14
Webb, Patrick Food Aid Quality Review
Phase II
USAID 9/28/11-
9/27/13
Webb, Patrick USAID Nutrition Collaborative Research Support Program (Nutrition CRSP) – ASIA USAID 10/4/10-
10/3/13
Weiss, Lawrence Fletcher Sportsman's Club NSSF 9/1/12-
5/31/13
Weiss, Richard Buildings and the Exceptional Groups NSA 1/10/12-
1/9/13
Wilkerson-Jerde, Michelle EXP: SiMSAM: Bridging Student, Scientific, and Mathematical Models with Expressive Technologies NSF 9/1/12-
8/31/15
Wilson, Kimberley Fletcher School Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 9/18/12-
12/31/15
Wilson, Nancy Moving the Needle: The Impact of Online and Residentiality-Based Foundations for Student-Community Engagement on Psychosocial Flourishing AACU 9/15/12-
9/15/14
Wilson, Nancy The Goldberg Initiative: Mitigating Obesity in Boston's Immigrant Communities Boston Foundation 10/1/10-
9/30/13
Wise, Timothy China in Latin America: Environmental and Developmental Dimensions Charles Stewart Mott Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/14
Wise, Timothy Global Economic Governance and Sustainable Development Rockefeller Brothers Fund Inc. 7/1/11-
6/30/13
Wise, Timothy RIS Project: Global Food Security Under the Food Crisis RIS 10/1/12-
12/31/13
Wolfus, Greg Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic Home Depot Foundation 4/13/12-
10/13/12
Wong, Peter Collaborative Research: Microscale Joining Using Nano Heater Structure NSF 10/1/10-
9/30/13
Wortis, Henry Babesiosis as a Model of Age-Related Immunosenescence NIA 8/15/08-
4/30/13
Wortis, Henry Immunologic Aspects of Disease NIAID 9/30/81-
6/30/13
Wortis, Henry Light Weight Modeling of Epstein-Barr Virus NIAID 9/1/08-
7/31/13
Wortis, Henry The Eshe Fund Grant Program Eshe Fund 12/1/00-
12/31/12
Wortis, Henry Tufts Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program NIGMS 9/15/11-
7/31/15
Wright, Wanda Pre-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry or Dental Hygiene HRSA 9/1/10-
6/30/15
Wu, Dayong Effect of the White Button Mushroom Supplementation on Resistance to Salmonella Infection and Immune Response in an Animal Model The Mushroom Council 8/15/11-
8/15/13
Xu, Jun X-linked Genes, Histone Modifications and Behavior NIMH 7/22/10-
2/28/14
Yang, Yongjie Regulation of Astrocyte Heterogeneity and Developmental Maturation in the CNS NIMH 12/20/12-
11/30/17
Yang, Yongjie Role of Astrocytic Glutamate Transporter GLT1 in Fragile X Autism Science Foundation 7/1/12-
6/30/13
Yee, Amy Epilepsy and the Wnt Signaling Pathways DOD 6/1/10-
5/31/13
Yee, Amy Pre-Clinical Analysis of a Novel Combinatorial Therapeutic Strategy for Invasive Breast Cancer and Prevention of Recurrence Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 4/2/10-
4/1/13
Yelick, Pamela Crotty Dental Stem Cells and Tooth Tissue Engineering NIDCR 5/10/10-
4/30/15
Yeum, Kyung-Jin Biological Functions of Rice Bran on Metabolic Syndrome: A Randomized Cross-Over Pilot Study Rural Development Administration, Korea 4/1/12-
12/31/14
Yi, Hyunmin CDI-Type I: Geometric Algorithms for Staged Nanomanufacturing NSF 1/1/10-
9/30/13
Yi, Hyunmin Collaborative Research: Hierarchically Assembled Viral-Synthetic Hybrid Microentities NSF 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Zeng, Li Muscle Cell-Enhanced Cartilage Tissue Engineering NIAMS 9/1/10-
6/30/15
Zeng, Li Novel Strategies in Cartilage Tissue Engineering: Enhancing Cartilage Stability Using Muscle-Derived Factors and Scaffold Section NSF 7/1/10-
6/30/13
Zimmerman, Michael High Frequency RF Materials and Devices Interplex Industries 9/1/10-
8/31/13
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